Research and publications

Scientific research projects

Rau und Stier 2019: ‘Echo Kammern: Fragmentierung und Polarisierung im digitalen Medienzeitalter’ (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for Social Science; in process of being published)

Rau and Guess, 2019: ‘Online News Consumption: Typology of Consumption Patterns’ (Princeton University, work in progress)

Rau, 2018: ‘Digital Media as a counterpublic – the rise of the AfD in Germany’ (Master Dissertation at the Oxford Internet Institut; unpublished)

Rau, 2017: ‘Echo Kammern in Social Media – Eine empirische Untersuchung anhand des Amoklaufs von München’ (Bachelor Dissertation at the University of Cologne; unpublished)

Additional involvement

Acknowledged as a Research Assistant in: Samantha Bradshaw and Philip N. Howard (2018): ‘Challenging Truth and Trust: A Global Inventory of Organized Social Media Manipulation’. Computational Propaganda Working Paper 2018

Other Publications

Rau (2019): ‘Totgesagte cybern länger: Die AfD und das Flüchtlingsjahr 2015.’ Hamburger Wahlbeobachter (in process of being published)

Rau and Simon (2019): ‘Have Digital Counterpublics Given Us Donald Trump, The AfD, And Brexit?’ European Journalism Observatory

Rau und Simon (2019): ‘Willkommen im Zeitalter digitaler Gegenöffentlichkeiten.’ Hamburger Wahlbeobachter

Rau (2018): ‘A threat to democracy? The impact of information technologies on elections’. Essay prepared for the Aspen Germany Workshop 2018 ‘Present at the new Creation? Tech. Power. Democracy.‘, 28.-29 September 2018, Berlin (unpublished manuscript)